Data Stewards Play an Important Role in the Future of Healthcare
Nov17

Data Stewards Play an Important Role in the Future of Healthcare

Data stewards provide many benefits to an organization, from improved data quality to cost efficiencies. Data stewards are essential to ensure standard data sets and definitions are implemented and used for data integrity and quality.

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AHIMA Leading the Way on National and International Standardization
Oct11

AHIMA Leading the Way on National and International Standardization

The AHIMA Standards Team collaborates with the international community on developing and implementing standards that will help you to share your patient summary with a foreign healthcare provider, as well as electronically send the summary of this encounter to the US-based primary care provider.

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AHIMA, IHE Seeking Public Comment on Patient Registration White Paper

The processes outlined in this white paper contribute to the growing body of work in developing standards for HIM practices.

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21st Century Cures Act and Information Governance
Feb09

21st Century Cures Act and Information Governance

Regarded as a landmark bill, the 21st Century Cures Act covers a lot of ground, including transparency, breaking down silos in healthcare, interoperability, and an EHR reporting program.

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The Role of Standards in IG
May13

The Role of Standards in IG

What could be done to enable interoperable, standards-based capabilities in HIT systems to support HIM practices?

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